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Deedy trial judge opposes requests by media

By Ken Kobayashi

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Oct 12, 2013

~~<p>Circuit Judge Karen Ahn has formally opposed the media's request for a court order prohibiting her from holding closed court sessions in the Christopher Deedy murder case without first giving the public a chance to object, clearing the way for the Hawaii Supreme Court to rule.</p>
<p>In papers filed with the state Supreme Court on Friday, state attorneys said Ahn also opposed the request by the Hono&shy;lulu Star-Advertiser and Hawaii News Now for an order unsealing the transcripts of closed court proceedings held prior to declaring a mistrial in the case in August, the lawyers said.</p>
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Circuit Judge Karen Ahn has formally opposed the media's request for a court order prohibiting her from holding closed court sessions in the Christopher Deedy murder case without first giving the public a chance to object, clearing the way for the Hawaii Supreme Court to rule.

In papers filed with the state Supreme Court on Friday, state attorneys said Ahn also opposed the request by the Hono­lulu Star-Advertiser and Hawaii News Now for an order unsealing the transcripts of closed court proceedings held prior to declaring a mistrial in the case in August, the lawyers said. Login for more...



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